Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator (ludickid) wrote,
Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator

Edward Said, rest in peace

A great writer, an influential thinker, and the most prominent Arab intellectual in the West -- perhaps in the world. His tremendous book, "Orientalism", made a huge impression on me that has lasted for many years. I'd known he was sick, but it's a damn shame he's gone, especially now: he'd been one of the most intelligent and outspoken voices against the US foreign policy in the middle east, right up to the end.

He will be missed.
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